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#Air Strike

# air-strike - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Iran abandons nuclear deal after general’s death in US air strike

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets in Iran today beside the remains of Qassem Soleimani.

# air-strike - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

A military jet has mistakenly bombed a homeless camp in Nigeria

At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.

# air-strike - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Russian army says US-led coalition has killed 60 Syrian soldiers in air strikes

The air strikes took place on forces surrounded by IS militants, the army said.

# air-strike - Sunday 14 August, 2016

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

# air-strike - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians

Children were among at least 56 civilians killed Tuesday in raids, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

# air-strike - Monday 21 March, 2016

Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues

Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.

# air-strike - Friday 30 October, 2015

German rapper turned Isis extremist killed in US air strike

Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, was one of the group’s most famous Western fighters.

# air-strike - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Obama promises investigation into US hospital airstrike that saw "patients burn to death in their beds"

12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.

# air-strike - Saturday 3 October, 2015

As many as 20 people killed in alleged US airstrike, including MSF workers

The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.

# air-strike - Friday 6 February, 2015

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike

US officials have declined to comment on the reports.

# air-strike - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

# air-strike - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

# air-strike - Friday 8 August, 2014

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?

Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?

# air-strike - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

# air-strike - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Israeli warplanes strike Hamas base in Gaza

It’s believed the air strike is in retaliation to the shooting dead of an Israeli civilian near the border.

# air-strike - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Israel strike on Syria 'unacceptable': Russia

Russia’s foreign ministry said it was “deeply concerned” by the Syrian claims and that it was taking “urgent measures” to clarify the situation.

# air-strike - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87

No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.

# air-strike - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Israel-Palestine: Bloodiest day so far as efforts to bring truce intensify Conflict This post contains images

Israel-Palestine: Bloodiest day so far as efforts to bring truce intensify

In the Gaza strip, 21 people were killed in Israeli air strikes. Two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv, and were intercepted by the Iron Dome.

# air-strike - Saturday 4 December, 2010

Thousands stranded at Spanish airports as wildcat strike continues

Absentee air traffic controllers could face prosecution under military law after government brings in the army to control country’s airspace.